chinese opera.



Brian Yu | 6.9.2017 | chinese opera.

Mu Guiying Routing Hongzhou

Cantonese opera Mu Guiying Routing Hongzhou was written by renowned Hong Kong scriptwriter-librettist, Yip Shiu-tak (1929–2009), for the inaugural production of Fook Sing Cantonese Opera Troupe, founded by Law Ka-ying and Liza Wang Ming-chuen in August 1988.

Sam Yiu | 28.7.2017 | chinese opera.

A Perfect Match

Premiered by Fook Sing Cantonese Opera Troupe on 10 February 1994, A Perfect Match is a comedic Cantonese opera written by renowned mainland playwright, Qin Zhongying (1925–2015). In February 2017, it was part of the Chinese New Year programme of the Rising Stars of Cantonese Opera presented by the West Kowloon Xiqu Centre, and won general acclaim.

Chau Ying | 28.7.2017 | chinese opera.

Nurturing our "Rising Stars"

 This summer’s showcase is also the last before the Xiqu Centre officially opens, and I would like to share with you our thoughts at this juncture

Louis Yu | 26.7.2017 | chinese opera.

Forty Years of Cherished Love

The Cantonese opera Forty Years of Cherished Love was written by the mainland librettist, Chen Guanqing (1920–2003). Premiered in 1984 in Guangzhou with the renowned veteran actors, Luo Jiabao (1930–2016) and Bai Xuehong, it was taken on tour to Hong Kong and the US and established a popular following. After numerous stagings over the past three decades, it has become a classic in the Cantonese opera repertory.

Sam Yiu | 21.7.2017 | chinese opera.